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  1. We thought it was all going to be OK…

    By Natalie Burrows for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

    During Baby Loss Awareness Week we’re sharing different perspectives on baby loss from those whose experience is first hand.

    In October 2017, Natalie blogs about her son Thomas, who sadly died shortly after he was born. Our journey started back in 2009 when, after three years of being together we decided it was ‘time’ to start a family…

  2. Our baby girl had a severe form of spina bifida…

    By Harps for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

    Dad Haps tells his story and explains why 15 October is so important to him.

    In 2011 we found out at the 20 week scan appointment our baby girl had a severe form of spina bifida so we had the heart breaking decision to make to end the pregnancy because there was no positive outlook.

  3. Tracey Kirby for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

    When people tell me my “twins look cute”, I feel a stab of sadness…

    By Tracey Kirby for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

    Tracey writes about her son Cayden, who was one of triplets.

    When people tell me my “twins look cute”, I feel a stab of sadness in my chest.

  4. I have had six miscarriages since 2009…

    By Caroline Pocock for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

    Caroline shares her experience of multiple miscarriages. 

    My name is Caroline Pocock and I have had six miscarriages since 2009. I had five before the birth of my son in 2012 and one since.

  5. My son, Daniel, tragically died when he was three months old…

    By Emma Unsworth for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2017

    Emma writes about her son, Daniel, who tragically died when he was three months old.

    Daniel was born on 20 February 2007 12 weeks earlier than he should have been, which presented many scary challenges!